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? energy infrom struastructure di better. it got a d plus. the u.s. is spending money on the electrical grids and power plants. but according to the american society of civil engineers, that falls short billion. so what would the u.s. get for that $100 billion, an extra $11 billion every year. let me tell you, the american society of civil engineers say if you spentd the $11 million, this is a multiplying faeth, you get an extra $55 billion in economic output. it protect 461,000 jobs, generate $73 billion in disposable person income, and create $94 billion in business sales. michael is a senior national correspondent for "time" magazine and the author of "the new deal, the hidden story of change in the obama era." in his book, he argues for increased investment in energy infrastructure. welcome to the show. superstorm sandy lev 7.9 million people without power, some for weeks. you say the elect kctrical grid slowly improving. would any of the changes we're talking about had a different effect on what people in the northeast went through as a result of hurricane sando or are we talking a
engineers gives u.s. infrastructure a grade of d. guess what? energy infrastructure did a bit better. it got a d-plus. the u.s. is spending money on the electrical grids and power plants. $566 billion by 2020. but according to the american society of civil engineers, that falls short by more than $100 billion. so what would the u.s. get. for that $100 billion an extra $11 billion every year? let me tell you, the american society of civil engineers says if you spend the $11 billion this is a multiplier effect, you get an extra $55 billion in economic output. it would protect 461,000 jobs. it would generate $73 billion in disposable personal income and create in disposable personal income. michael grunwald is the author of the new deal, the hidden story of change in the obama era. in his book, he argues for increased investment in energy infrastructure. mike, welcome to the show. you say that the electrical grid is slowly actually improving. we have any of that change, would any of these changes we're talking about have had a different effect on what the people in the northeast went through a
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